Puttum Payarum

Puttum payarum


Green gram / cherupayar – 1 cup (Soaked in enough water for 6 – 8 hours)

Grated coconut – 3/4 – 1 cup

Ghee or coconut oil – 1.5 tsp

Salt – To taste


Place the soaked green gram in a vessel. Add water in the same level as that of green gram. Bring it to a boil. Add salt, to taste. Cook covered for 12 – 15 minutes until green gram is tender and done and water evaporates completely. Add grated coconut and mix well. Taste-check for salt. Cook on low heat for 1 minute. Add a little ghee and mix well. Serve hot with puttu, pappadam and ripe banana.

Puttum payarum

Maya Akhil

Wife, Mother, Blogger and above all, an ardent lover of good food. I cook, serve, and eat with almost the same passion. The divine aroma that fills the kitchen when I cook or bake is simply what keeps me going!

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